Check out this interactive map to see how states voted in elections since 1964 (from the U.S. Electoral College)

Check out this interactive map to see how states voted in elections since 1964 (from the U.S. Electoral College)

The presidential election of 1964, Incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson had come to office less than a year earlier following the assassination of his predecessor, John F. Kennedy. Johnson, who had successfully associated himself with Kennedy's popularity, won 61.1% of the popular vote, the highest won by a candidate since 1820. No candidate for president since the election has equaled or surpassed Johnson's 1964 percentage margin of the popular vote.

The presidential election of 1964, Incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson had come to office less than a year earlier following the assassination of his predecessor, John F. Kennedy. Johnson, who had successfully associated himself with Kennedy's popularity, won 61.1% of the popular vote, the highest won by a candidate since 1820. No candidate for president since the election has equaled or surpassed Johnson's 1964 percentage margin of the popular vote.

United States presidential election, 1964 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

United States presidential election, 1964 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1964 election -Buttons like this could be seen around D.C. in 1964 as District residents voted in their first Presidential election.

1964 election -Buttons like this could be seen around D.C. in 1964 as District residents voted in their first Presidential election.

DDB's "Daisy" campaign ad for Lyndon Johnson.  Aired only once, on 7 September 1964.

DDB's "Daisy" campaign ad for Lyndon Johnson. Aired only once, on 7 September 1964.

United States presidential election, 1964 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

United States presidential election, 1964 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Charting the Rules of the Presidential Election Game Over the Past 52 Years -- New York Magazine

Charting the Rules of the Presidential Election Game Over the Past 52 Years -- New York Magazine

Other Times: US Presidential Election 1964

Other Times: US Presidential Election 1964

Nov. 3, 1964: Washington, D.C., residents are able to vote in a presidential election for the first time. This is a ballot from that election, in which voters selected between Barry Goldwater or Lyndon B. Johnson. Do you remember the first time you voted in a presidential election?

Nov. 3, 1964: Washington, D.C., residents are able to vote in a presidential election for the first time. This is a ballot from that election, in which voters selected between Barry Goldwater or Lyndon B. Johnson. Do you remember the first time you voted in a presidential election?

digitalpubliclibraryofamerica:  As we head towards #ElectionDay youll find voting rights history in our new exhibition Battle on the Ballot: Political Outsiders in US Presidential Elections!  Presidential candidates Victoria Woodhull and Belva Ann Lockwood each argued for womens right to vote over 30 years before the passage of the nineteenth amendment. Learn more about early women candidates for president.  And in 1964 Freedom Summer leaders including SNCCs Bob Moses and Fannie Lou Hamer of…

digitalpubliclibraryofamerica: As we head towards #ElectionDay youll find voting rights history in our new exhibition Battle on the Ballot: Political Outsiders in US Presidential Elections! Presidential candidates Victoria Woodhull and Belva Ann Lockwood each argued for womens right to vote over 30 years before the passage of the nineteenth amendment. Learn more about early women candidates for president. And in 1964 Freedom Summer leaders including SNCCs Bob Moses and Fannie Lou Hamer of…

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